curated by: Saša Karalic
The need of a constantly expanding market for its products chases the bourgeoisie over the entire surface of the globe. It must nestle everywhere, settle everywhere, establish connections everywhere.
(Communist Manifesto, 1848)
National pride reconsiders the issue
of origin in global society and its effect on contemporary artist practice. This project is a subjective survey into a recently revived social tendency that starts rather at home than on a global or universal level. This social tendency is popularly associated with either a regressive nationalism or the anti-globalization movement but is rarely considered in depth within the contemporary art discourse. […]